Regional Somali Accents

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  1. Armadillo

    Armadillo GRAND Wizard of MJ SIXIR

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  2. Armadillo

    Armadillo GRAND Wizard of MJ SIXIR

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    Wft was Maaymaay? That's not Somali, whatsoever. There was always something off, about Rahanwyens/Elays.

    Without a doubt, the Reer Mudug accent is the best. That should be the standardized Somali accent.

    Also, am I the only one to find, the two Reer Muqdisho and Reer Bari accents, sounding feminine asf?
     
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  3. Tukraq

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    Mudug sounds best, waqoyi and reer hamar ones are hilarious though, rest suck
     
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    Some say af maay is original Somali and the Somali we speak diverges from it. You are correct in that Mudug is the standard accent. It is the one used by journalists. On Wikipedia it claims northern somali is standard which is false as the waqooyi dialect is more corrupted than the Benadiri/muqdisho accent with the number of Arabic loan words
     
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  5. TheShinning

    TheShinning "You are your best thing"

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    Lol that was spot on, I have mix of muqdisho and reer xamar accent
     
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    Drop the Mogadishu part and go full reer xamar, shits hilarious
     
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    TheShinning "You are your best thing"

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    Lol I don’t think it’s something I can help, some of my family members only speak in the reer xamar accent I was influenced by the other side of my family which produced a mixture of both accents
     
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    Language is amazing, I love how people communication changes from region to region over time. :)
     
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    My parents have a weird accent that doesn't sound like it is regionally anywhere in Somalia.
     
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    Mudug :nvjpqts:
    @Mckenzie sxb Do you talk in Mudug or Areey? :cosbyhmm:
     
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    kickz Engineer of Qandala

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    They all sound the same other than MayMay which is fake news and shouldn't count as Somali
     
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  17. Mckenzie

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    Depends on who i'm speaking to :hemad:
     
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    how in the world do they sound the same?:farmajoyaab:
     
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    kickz Engineer of Qandala

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    The tone of his voice changes but other than a word or two like bowe/abowe its all the same.

    Maybe he is doing a bad job of showing the differences.:damedamn:
     
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    my dialect is closer to reer Samosa but my family lives in Bari :deadosama:
     
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